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    • Early Adoption of Financial Accounting Standard Board's Statements 

      Kuhrt, Corinne L. (Northern Illinois University, 1993)
      The purpose surrounding the basis of this research paper are to try and identify possible reasons for companies to adopt Financial Accounting Standard Board Statement prior to the requirement date. The scope limitation of ...
    • Econometric techniques applied to the relationship between education and GNP 

      Sly, Diane S. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      The goal of this paper was to study the role of government expenditures on education. Data gathered on states’ GNP and their educational budgets were statistically analyzed. Laboratory work, in the analysis of the data, ...
    • Economic forecasting 

      Stevens, Peter D. (Student of economics) (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      There are two basic approaches to forecasting: model building and time data analysis. Model building, the more complex of the two, takes basic economic relationships and develops a simple model for the data. The simple ...
    • The Economic Impact of Cash-for-Clunkers 

      Gorup, Andrew J. (Northern Illinois University, 2010)
      The Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) program, more commonly referred to as "Cash-for-Clunkers", was created to stimulate the economy and to have more fuel-efficient cars on our nation's roadways. In the summer ...
    • Economic, political, and social effects of man-induced environmental disasters 

      Simmons, Shannon N. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Environmental mishaps are not uncommon. But the negative consequences of them can be great; consider such recent disasters as Chernobyl, the Exxon Valdez, and Hurricane Andrew. In such cases, the story is all over the news. ...
    • The economics of investing : risk-aversion and retirement decisions 

      Isbaner, Justine (Northern Illinois University, 1997)
      This thesis is a study of the impact that risk-aversion has on individual retirement investment decisions. The first portion of the work details the decline in Social Security and pensions plan payments over recent years. ...
    • Education, liberation, and freedom from the known : the philosophy of J. Krishnamurti 

      Lundstrom, Donna (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      In studying the philosophy of J. Krishnamurti, I will be focusing on his ideas on education. Krishnamurti insists on educating without fear, without authority, and without competition. He suggests that, rather than a ...
    • Education, memory, and solidarity : the effect of advancements in music delivery and sharing on the role of 20th and 21st century protest music 

      Anians, Dave (Northern Illinois University, 2013)
      This paper works to answer the question of how advances in the technology of music delivery and sharing (such as radio, records, the internet) affect the role of music in American social movements. This is done first by ...
    • An educator's evaluation of quality reading resources for parents and teachers 

      McGregory, Barbara C. (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      There are many children in this country who are learning to read or need help with reading. Parents are unsure where to look for quality resources on the subject of reading. It would be of great benefit for teachers, as ...
    • The effect of agents on HIV1-LTR 

      Mullins, Anthony (Student of biology) (Northern Illinois University, 2001)
      The goal of these experiments is to determine the relative effects of various agents (Ptpt dinucleotide, lutein, and vitamin C) on the activity of long terminal repeat (LTR) in HIV 1 infected cells (HIV LTR) in both control ...
    • The Effect of Audience Type on Written Argumentation 

      Gibson, Chelsey (Northern Illinois University, 2011)
      Many students have difficulty constructing a quality written argument, especially when they must consider an audience. The difficulty may be that they do not possess an adequate schema for constructing an argument. In this ...
    • The Effect of ESOPs in Banking 

      Garcia, Maria T. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      My thesis focuses on the agency theory, but more specifically on the effect of employee ownership in banking. The agency theory states that top management is less willing to take large risks if they own stock in the company. ...
    • The Effect of ESOPs in Banking 

      Garcia, Maria T. (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      My thesis focuses on the agency theory, but more specifically on the effect of employee ownership in banking. The agency theory states that top management is less willing to take large risks if they own stock in the company. ...
    • The effect of fetal ethanol exposure on postnatal pituitary growth hormone content and circulating growth hormone levels 

      Salinas, Jose Fidencio (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      This experiment examines the effect of feeding an ethanol diet to pregnant rats on their offspring. Ethanol has been found to retard fetal growth and alter the synthesis and release of a number of growth factors both in ...
    • The effect of mastoparan on pancreatic secretion 

      Belani, Rajesh (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      Cell secretion was studied using secretory granules and plasma membrane isolated for the pancreas. The exocytotic step in secretion is thought to involve the activation of electrolyte transport and the fusion of secretory ...
    • The effect of phospholipase on membrane transport 

      Thumme, Robert (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      This project studied the effect of membrane lipid metabolism on electrolyte transport in rat pancreatic secretory vesicles. The influence of phospholipase A2 and fatty acids on Cl" transport was characterized by the technique ...
    • The effect of reading rates on listeners' perceptions of personality 

      Salvesen, Jennifer (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
      The purpose of this study was to determine how listeners judge various personality characteristics of a speaker based upon their perception of reading rate. The relationship between reading rate and personality judgments ...
    • The effect of RNA2 mutation DR7 on recombination of Brome mosaic virus RNA3 

      Schnizlein, Matthew K., 1994-- (Northern Illinois University, 2016)
      Brome mosaic virus (BMV) is a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA virus that infects plants throughout the world, including barley, tobacco, and wheat. Although this virus is not known for its ability to cause widespread ...
    • The effect of stuttered speech on perceptions of job performance 

      Lakier, Donna (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      The purpose of this study was to determine whether identifying a speaker as a person who stutters influences a listener's perception about an individual's ability to perform a job. Forty- four male and female subjects ...
    • The effect of temperatures above 37°C on collagen denaturation in a physiological environment 

      Pushee, Leann (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      Currently, no published study exists examining the effect of raised temperatures on Type 1 collagen fibril denaturation in a physiological environment. This study hypothesizes that some proportion of collagen in a physiological ...